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aborticide


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aborticide  \A*bor"ti*cide\  ([.a]*b[^o]r"t[i^]*s[imac]d),  n.  [L. 
  abortus  +  caedere  to  kill.  See  {Abort}.]  (Med.) 
  The  act  of  destroying  a  fetus  in  the  womb;  feticide. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aborticide 
  n  1:  a  drug  (or  other  chemical  agent)  that  causes  abortion  [syn: 
  {abortifacient}] 
  2:  the  act  of  destroying  a  fetus  [syn:  {feticide}] 




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